[Talk-GB] Ordnance Survey

Muki Haklay m.haklay at ucl.ac.uk
Thu Apr 1 12:20:33 BST 2010

Meridian covers the countryside - but the data is derived at lower 
resolution than in urban area, and some small roads are missing.

On 01/04/2010 12:16, Nick Whitelegg wrote:
> > From the grough site:
> http://www.grough.co.uk/magazine/2010/04/01/no-change-for-walkers-maps-as-os-frees-data
> "Instead, Ordnance Survey will in May launch VectorMap District, which
> will include midscale data and replaces the 1:25,000 and 1:50,000
> originally proposed in the consultation document but, grough can reveal,
> will not have footpaths and other detail vital to walkers, mountain bikers
> and other outdoor enthusiasts. "
> Does that mean there's nothing at all for countryside users in the OS data
> being released? Or does Meridian have it?
> Disappointing if there's no countryside data.
> Nick
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